The Director-General of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Council in Rivers State, Dr. Abiye Sekibo has escaped assassination in Port Harcourt.
Sekibo, who confirmed the incident which took place on Thursday night, said his car was riddled with bullets and the venue of the proposed rally set on fire, while policemen watched the inferno
It was gathered that the gunmen, dressed in police uniform, opened fire on Sekibo’s vehicle, a Land Cruiser bulletproof jeep at the Rainbow Town in Port Harcourt, where he went to inspect the venue of a proposed presidential rally of the party.
“As we approached the site, those policemen who were watching the inferno opened fire on our vehicle. I looked at the Hilux vehicles, they were police Hilux vehicles attached to the Governor of Rivers State,” Sekibo said.